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Cognitive Dissonance

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On February 22, 2006
Ann Althouse is making sense: The difference between this case and Carhart, other than the change in the Court’s personnel and the fact that this is a federal, not a state law, is that Congress made those findings. In that light, this becomes a case about how much the Court ought to defer to a […]

Wisdom of the Day

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On February 22, 2006

From Dr. B. Yeah, it can be like herding cats; then again, as any cat person knows, it’s actually not all that difficult to get cats to do what you want, as long as you don’t treat them li

In a highly unsurprising decision, the Supreme Court agreed today to hear an appeal of (at least one of the many) Circuit court opinions striking down the Congressional ban on so-called “partial-birth” abortions. To recapitulate, there are two important questions: how will they rule, and does it matter? On the first question, it is virtually […]

Getcher Hot Links!

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On February 21, 2006

Busy day today, so I direct you to these fine posts: In yet another vindication of the yoosta-bees who deride liberals who have actually remained liberals for failing to perceive the Bush administrati

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Golden Girls

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On February 21, 2006
I can express some unequivocal jingoistic pride in the women’s hockey team, who outscored their opponents 46-2 in the tournament… Since I announced/scorekept a few games of McGill Martlets hockey, it was nice to see McGill’s Charline Labonte in net for the gold medal game. (It also brought back memories to see Cammi Granato–the American […]

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On February 20, 2006

While wandering Wikipedia, I discovered this interesting fact; only eighty-two veterans of World War I are still alive. I suppose that this shouldn’t be particularly surprising, given that the y

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